The best museums in Reading in 2022

These are the top 5 best museums in Reading, England, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2022. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Reading, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Reading.

These are the best museums in Reading:

  1. Basildon Park1

    Basildon Park

    Reading
    Basildon Park is a museum in Reading. The museum features exhibits related to: decorative and applied art, fine art, social history and architecture.
  2. The Museum of English Rural Life2

    The Museum of English Rural Life

    Reading
    The Museum of English Rural Life is owned by the University of Reading. The Museum reopened in October 2016 after a £3 redevelopment project, which radically transformed the public displays. The new Museum challenges perceptions about rural England by revealing the historical and contemporary rel
  3. Reading Museum3

    Reading Museum

    Reading
    Reading Museum is a museum in Reading. The museum features exhibits related to: coins and medals, trade and commerce, archaeology, world cultures, decorative and applied art, costume and textiles, photography, social history, music, inland waterways, archives, natural sciences, weapons and war, fine
  4. Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology4

    Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology

    Reading
    Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology is a museum in Reading. The museum features exhibits related to Decorative and Applied Art, Weapons and War, Design, Music, World Cultures, Costume and Textiles and Archaeology. Key themes, people and exhibits in the museum include Musical Instruments, Funeral Boat, G
  5. Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock5

    Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock

    Reading
    Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock is a museum in Reading. The museum features exhibits related to: archaeology, inland waterways, industry, social history, architecture and trade and commerce.

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